Cars

Consumer Reports Names Mark Rechtin as Cars Content Development Team Leader
Former West Coast Editor & LA Bureau Chief for Automotive News to Lead Cars Coverage at Consumer Reports YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports, the world’s largest independent product-testing organization, announced today that it has hired award-winning writer and editor Mark...

BMW M235i Surprises in Consumer Reports Tests Outscoring Impressive Porsche 911 & Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet SS sports sedan blends performance, livability with the soul of a Corvette YONKERS, NY — In the world of high-performance cars, there are few models that exemplify the spirit of the genre like the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Porsche...

Honda Accord Hybrid Delivers Class-Leading Fuel Economy, but Falls Well Short of EPA’s 47 MPG Estimate
Jeep Grand Cherokee and BMW 328d diesels shine, Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid underwhelms YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports fuel economy tests found the Honda Accord Hybrid delivered impressive overall fuel-economy, tying the smaller Honda Civic Hybrid and just below the...

Consumer Reports Reveals the Best Used Cars and Ones to Avoid
Used Car Standouts from the 2004 through 2013 Model Years YONKERS, NY — With prices at historic highs – even for models with high mileage and seemingly excessive wear – and with so many vehicles from which to choose, shopping...

2014 Car Brand Report Cards: Acura & Audi Jump to Join Lexus at the Head of the Class
YONKERS, NY — Luxury brands rule the roost this year as Acura and Audi moved up a few spots to join Lexus with the top three highest scores in Consumer Reports’ annual car brand report cards. A perennial top scorer,...

Ram 1500 & Tesla Model S among New Winners in Consumer Reports’ 2014 Top Picks List
Ram 1500 pickup first Chrysler model to make list in 16 years YONKERS, NY — In its annual Top Picks list, Consumer Reports has crowned four new vehicles—the Hyundai Santa Fe, Ram 1500, Subaru Forester, and Tesla Model S—with the...

Toyota, Ford, Honda & Chevrolet Dominate Consumer Reports 2014 Car-Brand Perception Survey
Subaru and Tesla surge into top 10 YONKERS, NY — Consumers continue to distinguish Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet as the leading brands overall, but several others, including Tesla and Subaru, are moving up the rankings, according to Consumer Reports’...

Consumer Reports Names Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value for Second Year in A Row
Nissan Armada ranked lowest overall in CR’s annual Best- & Worst-Value Ranking YONKERS, NY— Consumer Reports finds the Toyota Prius to be the best overall value for the automotive dollar and the Nissan Armada the worst in its annual Best...

Tesla Model S Takes the Top Spot in Consumer Reports Car Owner-Satisfaction Ratings
Audi A6, Mazda6, Dodge Charger V8, Volkswagen Golf TDI top their categories YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports annual owner-satisfaction survey generally finds the cars that inspire the strongest consumer loyalty are typically vehicles that are either fun to drive, deliver...

Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Rankings: Japanese Dominance Cracks as Audi, Volvo & GMC Secure Spots in Top 10
In-Car Electronics Prove to be Achilles Heel for Many Models in Survey YONKERS, NY—Japanese brands have historically been known for building some of the most reliable vehicles in the world. But Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Auto Reliability rankings show that...

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